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Cleft Gate Hurdle Making

Duration: 1 Day

Price: £75

Contact: Pete & Jacqui at Explore The Great Outdoors.

Five Ash Lane
Five Ash Lane, Sutton Veny
BA12 7BH

Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.
Sunday 17th May 2020
Saturday 27th June 2020

About the Course

Here’s another Award-Winning Course from Explore the Great Outdoors, Winners of the Best Woodland Courses 2019.

About the Course

This course will be run at our site near Warminster.

One Day Course 9.30am to 4pm

Maximum course size 6 candidates

Make your own traditional wooden Cleft Gate Hurdle to take home with you.
This course is a great opportunity to learn new skills in a beautiful woodland setting.
Discover how to cleave wood with a froe and shape with a drawknife.
Have a go at using a Twybil, also known as a Mortising knife.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All tools and materials are provided and no previous experience is necessary,
The kettle is always on for hot drinks, which we will provide along with biscuits.
We serve vegetable soup and crusty bread at lunch time for everybody.
You will also need to bring sturdy shoes or boots and wear suitable clothing for working outdoors.

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  • Events & groups
  • Other locations possible - tutor willing to travel
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Weekends

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